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Nonprofit Boards: Leadership Development for Corporate Executives

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Nonprofit boards provide the ultimate leadership development experience for corporate executives and business professionals. While contributing vital expertise and resources in helping to advance a mission in which they believe, business people who serve on boards gain knowledge about regional, national, and global issues that relate to business, commerce, and public policy, and develop valuable personal and professional skills.

Korngold Consulting LLC Releases A New Nonprofit Board Self-Assessment Toolkit: For Boards Looking To The Future

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(3BL Media) New York, NY - July 30, 2012 – Korngold Consulting LLC, a leader and innovator in NGO/nonprofit board consulting, training, and placement services, announces the release of a new board self-assessment toolkit – The Korngold Board Vector.

The DetermiNation Party at the Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon

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By David Pittman

Last Sunday, Team DetermiNation crashed the party at the Rock ‘n Roll Chicago Half Marathon, and as is always the case with DetermiNators, they were a huge crowd pleaser. But more than that, they were a smash hit and doing what DetermiNators do best: honoring people they love and raising money to kick cancer’s ass. Our 160 runners raised over $240,000! According to the special name tag that was given to DNation athletes at our private gear check, that money is enough to:

Eating in Moderation: The Understated Dieting Secret

Sodexo dietitian offers a simple secret to dieting - don't make yourself miserable
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Dieting can be a very overwhelming idea when you start to think about eating boring, tasteless food. And I’m sure it doesn’t help to think about giving up all of your favorite foods either. First of all, dieting doesn’t have to mean “boring and tasteless” — and you don’t have to give up your favorite foods either. Moderation is one of the most common words dietitians use in the field. We like to teach people the healthy and happy way to go about dieting. Let me give you a little perspective.

Sanofi Signs Agreement for Type 1 Diabetes Research with Boston Academic Teaching Hospital

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Sanofi has entered into a partnership with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) to focus on immunology of type 1 diabetes. Researchers from both organziations, who share knowledge and expertise in this area, will conduct studies that will create an immunomodulatory approach to treat type 1 diabetes. Both organziations are excited with this partnership and believe that with the resources from Sanofi and BWH, a breakthrough on new treatment options will be afforded to those individuals living with type 1 diabetes.

Penn State, And How Nonprofit Boards Will Shape Up In The Wake Of Scandal

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To begin with, many of you did plenty. If you’re reading this post, then it’s likely that you’re active in social media. Public attention to recent nonprofit board scandals, as well as robust participation via Twitter, Facebook, and other social media has been influential in the cases of Penn State, University of Virginia, and the Komen Foundation. There were financial and reputational consequences for organizations led by people who made bad decisions.

A Patient Shares How the Sanofi Patient Connection Program Helped Her

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The Sanofi Patient Connection™ is an assistance program that aims to provide a support network for patients, ranging from access to medical services and resources, to financial reimbursement.  Since its inception, our patient assistance program has aided more than 6 million people.

ARAMARK Creates Hub of Health and Nutrition Education to Help Denver Residents Live Healthier Lives

New ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone includes community health garden and outdoor classroom for health and nutrition education at Southwest Improvement Council
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 25, 2012 - In the neighborhoods of west Denver, many residents, particularly the elderly, suffer from nutrition-related illnesses, like high rates of diabetes and heart disease. The problem is compounded by lack of access to adequate nutrition education and grocery stores that offer good selections of fresh, healthy food.

Kaiser Permanente Joins Leading Health Systems at White House Event to Promote Sustainability in Health Care

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(3BL Media) July 25, 2012 - Kathy Gerwig, Kaiser Permanente’s vice president for Employee Safety, Health and Wellness and environmental stewardship officer, joined leading health systems and top administration officials at a White House event Tuesday to discuss the economic and environmental benefits of greening hospitals.

PepsiCo and the Recipe for the Next Billion

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Feeding 8 billion people by 2030 will require creative thinking about the foods we eat, how we produce them, and how consumers embrace them.
PepsiCo's Recipe for the Next Billion is built around 'doing more, using less' - growing more crops with less water, manufacturing with less waste and energy, and serving the needs of the next billion consumers.  Our goal is to create snacks, beverages, and foods that deliver the nutrition, hydration, and enjoyment at the right moment across different needs, lifestyles and geographies.

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